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LNG vessel demand forecast to double this decade
by Sam Chambers
Sunday, June 20, 2021

Booming Asian demand is set to double the ton-miles picture for LNG shipping in the 2020s, new analysis from Oslo-based Rystad Energy suggests. Rystad is predicting LNG vessel demand will increase from approximately 2trn ton-miles in 2020 to 4trn ton-miles in 2030. This equates to a yearly growth rate of 8%, a considerable acceleration compared …

Enstructure acquires Patriot Ports to expand its US southeast terminal network
by Kim Biggar
Sunday, June 20, 2021

Enstructure, a US terminal and logistics company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Patriot Port Holdings, the ports division of Patriot Rail & Ports. Patriot Ports operates six terminals in Jacksonville, Savannah, Mobile and Sunny Point, with approximately 1.2m square feet of industrial warehouse capacity, including 10.2m cubic feet of cold storage. The …

Ever Given Owners Make New Offer To Suez Canal Authority
by Reuters
Sunday, June 20, 2021
By Yusri Mohamed (Reuters) The owners of a giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute with the canal...

Inmarsat secures first Fleet Data Premium installation in Asia Pacific with Diamond Bulk Carriers and Nautilus Labs
by gCaptain
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Press Release – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has been pivotal in connecting digital stakeholders for Asia Pacific’s first Fleet Data Premium project. Delivered for Diamond Bulk Carriers,...

Florida Wins Reprieve From CDC’s Limits on Cruises
by Bloomberg
Friday, June 18, 2021
By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Florida won a temporary freeze on a set of CDC coronavirus rules for the cruise industry, potentially easing the companies’ path back to the sea. The...

Lengthened Ro-Pax ‘Stena Scandica’ Ready for Baltic Sea Service
by Mike Schuler
Friday, June 18, 2021
Stockholm-based Stena RoRo has taken delivery of the lengthened roll-on/roll-off passenger vessel (Ro-Pax) Stena Scandica to operate in the Baltic Sea. Formerly named Stena Lagan, the ship arrived at Sedef...

Dry Bulk Market Could Be Headed Back to 2008
by hellenicshippingnews..
Friday, June 18, 2021

The dry bulk market is slated for a renewed rally during the summer months, one which could see rates return to records not seen since 2008. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Allied Shipbroking said that “last week’s (7-11 June) stellar performance in the dry bulk market could well be a good sign of W-O-W ...

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BIMCO publishes new standalone Refund Guarantee for Shipbuilding Contracts
by hellenicshippingnews..
Friday, June 18, 2021

Overview A buyer’s payment instalments are at risk under a shipbuilding contract until the shipyard delivers the ship. To safeguard against the risk of the shipyard defaulting or becoming insolvent it is common practice to cover this risk with a refund guarantee issued by a bank. BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has adopted a clearly worded standalone ...

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Record-breaking world food trade forecast: Robust supplies and resilient demand characterise outlook
by hellenicshippingnews..
Friday, June 18, 2021

Global food trade looks set for a resilient year ahead despite supply and demand uncertainties, according to a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Trade flows for agricultural, and particularly less-perishable, foods have reached record highs during the Covid-19 pandemic, leading the FAO to predict that the world food ...

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Shipping Industry Urges Governments to Act Swiftly on $5 Billion Decarbonization Fund
by Mike Schuler
Friday, June 18, 2021
With the conclusion of the International Maritime Organization’s MEPC 76 meeting, several major shipping industry bodies are calling on governments to make good on their word and not waste any...

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Clipper Oil is a worldwide wholesaler of marine fuels and lubricant oils specializing in supplying vessels throughout the Pacific Ocean. Operating internationally from our headquarters in San Diego, California, USA, we serve the bunkering needs of all sectors of the marine market. This includes fishing fleets, ocean-going yachts, cruise ships, cargo ships, military/government/research vessels, and power plants.

Clipper Oil’s predecessor, Tuna Clipper Marine, was founded in 1956 by George Alameda and Lou Brito, two pioneers in the tuna fishing industry. Tuna Clipper Marine’s first supply location was in San Diego, California, USA where they serviced the local fishing fleet.

Established in 1985, Clipper Oil was formed to serve the needs of marine customers in the Western Pacific as vessels shifted their operations from San Diego. Clipper Oil has been a proven supplier of quality marine fuels, lubricants, and services to the maritime community for over 25 years, serving many ports throughout the Pacific Ocean. We maintain warehouses in Pago Pago, American Samoa; Majuro, Marshall Islands; and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. We also have operations in the Eastern Pacific in Balboa/Rodman, Panama and Manta, Ecuador. We supply marine vessels and service stations with fuel, lubricant oil, salt, and ammonia. We also supply our customer’s vessels with bunkers at high-seas through various high-seas fuel tankers in all areas of the Pacific Ocean.


The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier in San Diego Bay (1980).

Clipper Oil supplying the USCGC Kimball ex. pipeline at the fuel dock in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2020).

Throughout the years, Clipper Oil has grown from a small marine distributor in San Diego to a worldwide supplier of marine fuels and lubricants. Clipper Oil offers a broad diversity of products and services and are active buyers and suppliers of petroleum products. It is this combination that gives us the edge in market intelligence needed to develop the best possible pricing for our clients.

Our daily monitoring of both the current and future oil market enables our customers to take advantage of market pricing on an immediate basis. This enables Clipper Oil to provide the best current and long term pricing for our customers.

Clipper Oil offers the following to our customers:

  • Extensive network of refueling locations throughout the Pacific Ocean
  • Full range of marine fuels, lubricants, and associated products
  • Competitive pricing
  • Technical support

All of the products we supply meet international specifications and conform to all local regulations.

With our many years of experience in the marine sector, Clipper Oil understands the attention to detail and operational performance vessels require during each port of call.

As a proven reliable and reputable supplier of marine fuel and lubricants, we welcome the opportunity to meet your vessel's needs. Please contact us for all of your marine energy and petroleum needs.

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